Author JasonT

Jason Thompson is the Vice President of Demand Side Programs and has over 20 years of experience in the energy services industry. He has extensive experience in providing retro-commissioning services, technical energy audits, project management, and engineering studies, including cogeneration and renewable energy projects. Jason has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree with High Honors from Georgia Tech and is a registered Professional Engineer in multiple states. He is also registered as an ASHRAE certified Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP) and has presented at several technical conferences across the United States.

Making a Difference with ENERGY STAR®

It has been great to see the impact firsthand that Burton Energy Group has made over the years. From the time spent each year preparing sandwiches for the community food banks, the meals prepared for families staying at local Ronald… Continue Reading →

BURTON ENERGY GROUP EARNS 2021 ENERGY STAR® SUSTAINED-EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR SEVENTH YEAR IN A ROW

Burton Energy Group is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for seven years in a row. The… Continue Reading →

How to Prepare for the Winter Heating Season

As the motto of House Stark from “Game of Thrones” might suggest, Winter is Coming. As the calendar turns from Halloween to Thanksgiving, and then to Christmas, the weather becomes colder and invariably the question may be asked “Why didn’t… Continue Reading →

Adapting to the New Normal

Similar to most businesses, Burton Energy Group has been dealing with the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of different ways. Most employees worked from home for an extended time earlier this year, and the Burton team was… Continue Reading →

Energy Audits…Does My City Require One?

On a recent trip to San Francisco, I had the opportunity to do a few things the city is famous for – going to Fisherman’s Wharf, riding a cable car, seeing Chinatown, etc. – and all while helping multiple facilities… Continue Reading →

Managing Your Electric Demand to Reduce Costs

As everyone knows, the arrival of summer means not only longer days and warmer weather, but higher energy costs due to increased air conditioning loads. In fact, energy costs are typically much higher during the summer than any other time… Continue Reading →

Happy 4th of July and Happy 50th for Peachtree Road Race

There are a lot of reasons to celebrate on the 4th of July. It’s a great time to remember our country and the efforts given by so many over the years to keep America free and full of opportunities. This… Continue Reading →

Top 4 Ways to Prepare Your Building for the Winter Season

There are signs everywhere now – cool mornings, less daylight, leaves changing colors, football games, etc. That can only mean that winter and cold weather is right around the corner. As a follow-up to my earlier blog post about some… Continue Reading →

Top 4 Ways to Prepare Your Building for the Summer

It seems like we rapidly moved from the winter season to summer this year. Just a few weeks ago, Atlanta temperatures were 50-70ºF, while the temperature a couple of days ago climbed to over 90ºF. With such a rapid change… Continue Reading →

Fall, Football, and Free Energy

Like a lot of people, I’m excited about football finally starting again. As I write this article, the start of the football season is officially here, and it’s been several months removed from the Super Bowl appearance of the hometown… Continue Reading →

Retro-Commissioning: A Low-Cost Way to Save Energy

Suppose someone was willing to give you something at almost no cost that you know would generate tangible benefits over several years. Would it really require a lot of debate to determine if it’s something that you should do? In… Continue Reading →

Retro-Commissioning: What is it and why should you do it?

One of the problems with being an energy engineer is that it’s sometimes impossible not to think about my job even when I’m not actually at work. When I go into a store, I’ll frequently comment about all the inefficient… Continue Reading →

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